Ten days the best of Guatemala with Tikal, Copan in Honduras, Semuc Champey and much more. This amazing private tour in luxury vehicle with bilingual guide will bring you all over the country and allows you the experience the real Mayan world.
What to Expect
1 Day Guatemala City - Antigua Guatemala
Pick up in Guatemala City International Airport “La Aurora”, when you get to Guatemala you will get a tour. The modern Guatemala City, founded in 1777. It is the fourth city in the Guatemalan history. We will see the museum of anthropology and ethnography near to airport. Here you will find some of most exquisite pieces of the all archeological sites of the Petén area. After the tour private transportation to Antigua Guatemala. Overnight: Hotel Las Farolas with Amazing garden and very peaceful.
2 Day Pacaya Volcano
The Pacaya is by far the most popular volcano to climb in Guatemala, and not without reason. The volcano is easy to climb and provides the opportunity to climb an active volcano. On clear days you can see the volcanoes of Agua, Fuego and Acatenango (private half-day tour). Free afternoon in Antigua. Overnight: Hotel Las Farolas with Amazing garden and very peaceful.
Note: can be changed for the afternoon and free morning
Optional: guided walking tour Antigua with local certified guide.
3. Day Antigua - Copan / Honduras
At the time you want in private ground transportation to Copan, in Honduras. Definitely culturally one of the most amazing Mayan sites. Guided tour in the afternoon with specialized and certified professional guide of the site. Overnight: Hotel Plaza Copan.
4. Day Copan - Rio Dulce
Private transportation from Copan to Rio Dulce after visiting the sepultures or/and the MACAW bird park/hot springs. There is eventually also time for horseback riding (not included).
On the way we make a stop in Quirigua that is an ancient Maya archaeological site in the department of Izabal in south-eastern Guatemala. It is a medium-sized site covering approximately 3 square kilometers (1.2 sq mi) along the lower Montague River, with the ceremonial center about 1 km (0.6 mi) from the north bank. Overnight: Hacienda Tijax.
5. Day Rio Dulce - Flores Island
Free morning in Rio Dulce, where you can take a boat tour into the river and go to visit San Felipe Castle: an old Spanish fortress located at the border of the river and the lake. In the afternoon private transportation to Flores Island. Overnight: Hotel Casona de La Isla
6. Day Tikal National Park
Full day tour to Tikal National Park, guided private tour into the ruins visiting the main Plaza with all its famous constructions, and other ruin complex. Includes: entrance fees, and lunch inside the park. Free afternoon in Tikal, you are free to go inside by yourself. Overnight: Hotel Tikal Inn in the park.
7. Day Tikal National Park - Semuc Champey
Private transportation from Tikal National Park to Semuc Champey, Semuc Champey is the most beautiful natural surroundings of Guatemala. The tour start with a visit to Semuc Champey, famed for its great natural limestone bridge (300m long) thought this bit of paradise, the beauty of its setting and the perfection of the pools, ranging from turquoise to emerald-green, make it worth it. Overnight: Hotel El Recreo in Lanquin.
8. Day Semuc Champey - Antigua Guatemala
Free Morning in Semuc Champey and tour to the Caves of Lanquin; this caves are really interesting to explore are located on the base of the Cahabon River. In the afternoon private transportation to Antigua Guatemala. Overnight: see first night.
9. Day Free Day in Antigua
Strongly recommended, see also day 2. Not included and to decide the day before
- Pacaya, active volcano
- Day trip in private transport to the Lake Atitlanor CHICHICASTENANGO in case there would be a market on/only on Sunday and Thursday)
- Visit of the ruins of Iximche and the very special Mayan God Maximon in the village of San Andres Iztapa
- Pacific Ocean, one day trip with mangrove fields, turtles and crocodiles
10. Day Antigua Guatemala - Guatemala City
Private transportation from Antigua Guatemala to “La Aurora International Airport”.
Use of collective shuttles and tours
Day 2 : collective Pacaya Tour
Day 3 and 4: collective Antigua to Copan and Copan to Rio Dulce/no private transport – less flexibility – no visits to Quirigua
Day 5: collective with Linea Dorada to Flores
Day 6: collective tour Tikal
Day 7: collective shuttle Flores to Lanquin
Day 8: collective tour and shuttle to Antigua
You will have a discount of 390 USD p.p. if chosen for collective services on this days
- 10 days of private transportation with a guide/driver (bilingual)
- 9 nights of hotel accommodation as mentioned on the itinerary (double room occupancy) with breakfast
- All tours as written in the itinerary with local guides for the tours
- All entrance fees
- 24 hour telephone assistance
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- Tips to drivers and guides
- Additional and/or optional tours written in the itinerary (i. e. horst back riding in Rio Dulce, etc.)
- Meals other than mentioned within the itinerary
- International airfare to/from Guatemala and airport taxes
We will pick you up at the Airport Guatemala city. Please inform us about your flight details.
Know Before You Go
It is also possible
1. to change the itinerary to tailor made
2. to use collective services
Prices not valid during holy week/Christmas & New year.